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Predicting and Planning for the Next Polar Vortex?

Predicting and Planning for the Next Polar Vortex?

    By Duggan Flanakin We say we can predict and plan for climate chaos 50 years out, but not an imminent vortex?    Americans know a lot about planning for hurricanes, and about voluntary and mandatory evacuations. They also know that some hurricanes bring major damage to urban and rural areas, and that sometimes […]

‘We’ve Become Dumber’: Media Rushes to Tie Record-Breaking Cold on Global Warming

‘We’ve Become Dumber’: Media Rushes to Tie Record-Breaking Cold on Global Warming

By MICHAEL BASTASCH | Energy Editor A “polar vortex” event is breaking record-low temperature readings across the Great Plains and Midwest, and many in the media are rushing to blame the deep freeze on global warming. The New York Times, for example, filled the top of its website with coverage of the Midwest’s polar plunge, including one […]